2. Materiality

The company discloses the aspects of its business operations that have a significant impact on sustainability issues and what material impact sustainability issues have on its operations. It analyses the positive and negative effects and provides information as to how these insights are integrated into the company’s processes.

Fraunhofer UMSICHT regards itself as a pioneer for technical innovations in the areas of process technology, energy technology and material sciences.
Our key research areas are the sustainable shift in resources and energy. This includes classic energy topics such as regenerative energies, renewable resources and energy efficiency, but also energy storage systems, bio-based plastics, water and wastewater engineering, innovative materials as well as knowledge and resources management.
Our innovation processes are supported by trained specialists, which evaluate our work with regard to sustainability aspects.